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How to Expand Your High-Performance Rheometer Capabilities for Powder Characterisation

Summary Research rheometers present excellent platforms for the characterisation and quantification of powder flowability. Until recent years, powder characterisations have been restricted only to instruments dedicated to just that one class of materials. Now there is a growing recognition of the opportunities for extending the application of high-performance rheometers to the measurement of particulate solids.…

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Enhance Battery Cell Performance Through In-Operando Thermal Analysis

eBook Enhance Battery Cell Performance Through In-Operando Thermal Analysis A Guide to Predictive Thermo-Electrochemical Characterization of Battery Cells As batteries are pushed to accommodate increasing demand and new capabilities, battery research and development must keep apace with new breakthroughs without sacrificing quality. In particular, new battery chemistries need greater efficiency, safety, and stability. From choosing…

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How to Optimize Battery Electrode Slurries with Rheology

From lightweight laptops to cross-country EV driving, countless applications require increasing lithium-ion batteries’ energy density and performance. Since battery electrodes directly contribute to these aspects of battery function, electrodes and their components are of particular interest to battery researchers seeking to advance technology to the next level. Battery slurry processing is also a key step of manufacturing, offering significant opportunities to increase efficiency while reducing cost.

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Battery Rheology Poster Download

Poster Optimize Battery Electrode Slurry Behavior with Rheology Optimizing electrode slurries offers significant returns in streamlining manufacturing and improving battery performance. Properly designing your slurry formulation and mix conditions can lead to smoother, cost-effective processing. Additionally, a slurry’s shelf life and stability are important factors for ensuring reliable battery function. This poster illustrates four key…

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Battery Testing and Materials Characterization

Guide Battery Testing Selection Guide A Selection Guide for Analytical Solutions The race for the next generation of battery technology is well underway. Battery developers are tasked with optimizing batteries for existing applications – like higher energy density and improved safety for electric vehicles – or innovating new formulations to overcome challenges such as lithium…

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The Science of Sandcastles

Summer’s blue skies and warm temperatures beckon us to the beach. After all, summer is synonymous with fun in the sun, surf, and sand. And what is a day in the sand without building a sandcastle? While rising tides can be every sandcastle builder’s enemy, the ocean is also their greatest ally. That’s because damp sand sticks together, allowing sandcastle magic. Dry, powdery sand may feel nice but it’s no friend of castle building and a large part of that is down to cohesion. Quick tests of moist and dry sand showed a 10x difference in cohesion!

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